Mick's Morning News

Demings Calls Impeachment Trial 'Open And Shut Case'

(Washington, DC) -- Removing President Trump from office will come down to what Central Florida Congresswoman Val Demings calls one fundamental question. The 10th District Democrat and House impeachment manager said yesterday the president's own words confirm he abused his power to cheat in the 2020 election, and the fact that he's hiding all the remaining evidence tells you all you need to know. She tweeted it's an open and shut case, and all that remains to be answered is whether the Senate will put country before party. 

OPD Officer Shoots Armed Man

(Orlando, FL) -- A man is hurt after he was shot by an Orlando Police officer. It happened yesterday morning outside the Western Way Shopping Center on West Colonial Drive. Police say the man who was shot was armed with two guns and had tried, unsuccessfully, to carjack someone after an alleged kidnapping. The man is in critical but stable condition. 

Father Dead, Baby Missing After Triple-Murder In Miami-Dade County

(Dade City, FL) -- The baby who was the subject of an AMBER Alert in Miami-Dade County remains missing after a gruesome discovery. Pasco County deputies announced yesterday they found the body of the boy's father, who was accused of kidnapping the one-week-old. Ernesto Caballeiro was found dead in a van of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, but there was no sign of his son Andrew who may be with an unidentified woman. A search for the 49-year-old and his son began yesterday after the baby's mother, grandmother and great-grandmother were found shot to death Tuesday in a home in Redland.

Man Dressed As McDonald's Worker Robs Cash Register 

(Osceola County, FL) -- Osceola County deputies are looking for a suspect who walked into a Kissimmee McDonald's this week dressed as an employee. He helped a man place an order, then robbed the cash register. Investigators say the man got away with the same crime in December. 

Tallahassee Ethics Official Faces Questions Over Tweets

(Tallahassee, FL) -- Some old Tweets are coming back to haunt a Tallahassee official. Some Tweets by ethics officer Keith Powell went public this weekend, and an ethics board member says they could be considered inappropriate. One of the Tweets criticizes homosexuals kissing on TV, and others accuse Democrats of having lost their minds. The ethics board will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow, but Powell, who is to start his new job next week, told the Democrat yesterday he has never let his personal views interfere with his duties. 

Brevard County Names Teacher Of The Year

(Titusville, FL) -- A Brevard County teacher is being honored for standing out among her peers. The Brevard Schools Foundation yesterday named Kathy Hamilton-Brown as teacher of the year. She teaches pre-K through sixth grade at Cocoa's Endeavour Elementary. She tells Florida Today she has a passion for teaching, and she wouldn't change what she does for the world.

Customs Uses Large X-ray Machines To Scan Trucks At Stadium For Super Bowl

(Miami Gardens, FL) -- Federal agents are working to keep Hard Rock Stadium safe ahead of Super Bowl 54 in Miami Gardens. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has deployed large mobile X-ray machines to scan all trucks and large vehicles entering stadium property. The idea is to detect any kind of threat. CBP's Gary Nellis says he's confident everyone attending Sunday's big game will be very safe.

Free DiGiorno For Specific Super Bowl Score

(Undated) -- Win free pizza just for watching the Super Bowl. But watch closely. DiGiorno is giving away 15-hundred pizzas only if Sunday's score hits 3-to-14 or 14-to-3. Once the scoreboard shows either of those, fans can click a link to win a coupon. Wait too long and the link disappears. This is all to honor Pi [[ pie ]] Day - as in the mathematical Pi -- on March 14th.  That's when the free pizza can be claimed.

Not to be outdone, Pizza Hut is doubling the love this Super Bowl with two years of free pizza for two bundles of joy. The first parents to have twins after Sunday's kickoff will not only get the deal, but also two tickets to next year's big game. Plus, 22-thousand dollars toward the lucky twins' education. It's all to celebrate Pizza Hut's second year as NFL'S sponsor. Parents just need to tag the company in a tweet with their newborns.


2016, Facebook banned private gun sales on the social networking site.

1973, G. Gordon Liddy and James McCord were convicted of burglary, wiretapping and attempted bugging of the Democratic headquarters at the Watergate building.

1968, North Vietnamese soldiers and Viet Cong guerrillas launched surprise attacks on South Vietnamese provincial capitals in the Tet Offensive.

1835, President Andrew Jackson survived the first ever assassination attempt on a U.S. President.

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